The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Senior Technology Editor Eric Bleeker and fellow Fool Maggie Muraca discuss topics across the investing world.

One of The Motley Fool's company goals this year has been to get all of its employees investing and learning about how to secure their financial future. In this edition of the series, Eric Bleeker talks to Maggie Muraca, a marketing employee, to get more background on her decision to begin investing and why Abbott Labs (NYSE: ABT) and ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) are the first two stocks she decided to buy on her financial journey.

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